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Dayskipper Shorebased Theory

RYA Dayskipper Shorebased Theory

Course Description

This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising. Navigation and seamanship for those new to navigation or wanting to consolidate existing skills. The Day Skipper Shorebased course covers the essential knowledge needed to navigate a yacht on simple passages.


5 days


890 euros
none, although completion of essential navigation and seamanship would be beneficial
12 years old

The course includes nautical terminology, rope work, safety and emergency procedures, collision avoidance, compass, chart work, tides, meteorology, passage planning and pilotage.

RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Certification. Background knowledge to skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day.

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